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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Institute of Economics
Kochstraße 4 (17)
91054 Erlangen
Telefon: +49 (0)9131 85 22376
Fax: +49 (0)9131 85 22060

Representative, Responsible person as defined by TMG

Prof. Dr. Matthias S. Fifka, Chairman of the Institute
Institute of Economics
Kochstraße 4 (17)
91054 Erlangen
1st floor, romm 1.033
Phone: +49 (0)9131 85 22093
Fax: +49 (0)9131 85 22060

Contact for Changes

Regulatory authority

Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, represented by the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Postfach 3520, 91023 Erlangen
Telefon: +49 (0)9131 85 0
Fax: +49 (0)9131 85 22131

VAT identification number of the University


Technical supervision of the web server at Regional Computer Centre Erlangen (RRZE)

Dipl.-Inf. Wolfgang Wiese
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Regionales Rechenzentrum Erlangen (RRZE)
Martensstraße 1, 91058 Erlangen
Phone: +49 (0)9131 85 28326
Fax: +49 (0)9131 302941

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